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Iker Casillas’ move from Real Madrid to Porto in danger of collapse

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas’ seemingly imminent transfer to FC Porto is in danger of collapse, according to the Spanish publication Marca. Yesterday evening, the player’s representatives were in discussions with Porto officials and reached an agreement that appeared to finalize the Spain international’s transfer to the Portuguese side. Both Real […]

Real Madrid to confirm Iker Casillas exit; farewell event planned for Friday

Real Madrid are set to confirm the exit of long-time servant and team captain, Iker Casillas. An official statement from the club is expected within the next 24 hours. Los Blancos have reportedly finalized a deal which will see the Spain international join the Portuguese side FC Porto in the coming days. […]

Porto coach Julen Lopetegui wants one more fantastic effort against Bayern Munich

Porto coach Julen Lopetegui knows his team needs to produce one more fantastic performance if they are going advance past Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Despite their 3-1 advantage from the first leg, the task ahead of Porto is a daunting one considering Bayern have won all four of their home matches in this […]

Atletico Madrid planning to recall Toby Alderweireld from Southampton

Atletico Madrid sports director Jose Luis Perez Caminero says the club is planning to recall Toby Alderweireld from his successful loan spell with Southampton. Last summer, Alderweireld was loaned out to the Saints because his playing time would have been limited due to the presence of Diego Godin and Miranda […]

Basel must improve record against Portuguese sides to get past Porto

FC Basel must improve its record against Portuguese sides in order to get past FC Porto in their UEFA Champions League last 16 return leg on Tuesday night (3:45pm ET on FOX Sports 2 in the US). The 1-1 first leg draw means Porto are still unbeaten in this season’s competition […]

Real Madrid finalizing £22 million deal for Porto defender Danilo, say reports

According to various reports in Spain, Real Madrid have reached a £22 million agreement for FC Porto defender Danilo. The only things left to finalize the deal are minor details in the contract and the player’s signature. Just over a week ago, Porto president Pinto da Costa reportedly slapped a £30 […]

Porto Stripped of Champions League Berth

UEFA’s Control and Disciplinary Body has stripped Portuguese champions Porto FC of their place in next season’s Champions League over alleged bribery of referees during the 2003/04 season. UEFA cited Article 1.04 (d) of the 2008/09 UEFA Champions League regulations (available via this PDF) in their decision. The article states […]

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Wayne Rooney Joins I'm On Setanta Sports

Wayne Rooney will be the latest puppet to join the hit show, “I’m On Setanta Sports.” Rooney will join Jose Mourinho and Sven-Goran Eriksson on a weekly basis beginning Saturday, March 29th. It’ll be interesting to see how the dynamic between Mourinho, Eriksson and Rooney will work. The combination of […]

6 Potential Consequences of UEFA Pulling Out of FIFA

You know things are bad in the FIFA house when even the normally vocal Sepp Blatter is keeping a ‘dignified’ silence. In retrospect, it was probably too much to expect FIFA to get its act together and publish a full and thorough review of Michael Garcia’s report into the 2018 […]

How To Get Setanta Sports On Comcast Cable

If you’re a Comcast Cable customer and you want Setanta Sports, the time to act is now. I just spoke with a source inside Comcast Cable who confirmed that their head office in Philadelphia has signed a contract with Setanta Sports so that local Comcast Cable companies have the green […]

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